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Rush on Caspian sea

Aktau is very dry and arid city. The only attraction of the city is being close to the sea. Because of its sad grey buildings and its hydrocarbons companies’ headquarters, very few tourists spend their time in this city. My artistic goal was to demonstrate the imaginative power of children and their ability to transform and modulate their environment in order to make it completely magical despite the dismal. The two children were telling a story to each other and seemed to travel, to escape analogically by the boat of the fountain to the extraordinary lands of their imagination.

TAGS: Kazakhstan, Kids, Running

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© Romain Ruiz.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Total Views: 49
Filed Under: People
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 8, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 100D
Focal Length: 25mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f16
ISO: ISO1250
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PHOTO LOCATION Aktau, Kazakhstan